American Librarians Mag: Librarians in the Digital Age


(AmericanLibrariesMagazine.org) – ALA President and President-Elect weigh in on controversial Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

Reading online on Webbing Wednesdays at Turnbull Library

Reading online on Webbing Wednesdays at Turnbull Library

American Library Association (ALA) President Sari Feldman joined forces with ALA President-Elect Julie Todaro to pen a defensible rebuttal to *Wall Street Journal contributor Steve Barker who referred to professional librarians as a “dying breed” in the face of current technologies. In fact, Feldman and Todaro insist that communities need engaged and digitally literate library professionals more than ever before! Read: Librarians in the Digital Age – A response to the Wall Street Journal column

*NOTE: Full text of Barker’s article at WSJ.com available only to paid subscribers.

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